Lorraine Alice (Siewert) Kroocmo, age 94, of East Grand Forks, MN, passed away on Tuesday, July 19, 2016, at Valley Eldercare in Grand Forks, ND.
Lorraine was born on March 8, 1922, in Grand Forks, ND, the daughter of the late Adolph and Minnie (Riese) Siewert. She was raised and educated in Grand Forks, ND. She was married to George Kroocmo on April 23, 1942 in Fertile, MN, and lived in Berkley, CA, while George served with the US Navy in the Pacific during World War II. They then lived in Brenna Township, North Dakota, and moved to East Grand Forks, MN in 1950, where they settled and made their home. She worked for 20 years at the White Mart store in East Grand Forks, MN, until her retirement in June 1984. She then worked for several years as a PCA for Options of East Grand Forks, MN. She was also a longtime member of First Lutheran Church in East Grand Forks, MN.
Lorraine is survived by her three children: son, Rodney (Ginni) Kroocmo of Grand Forks, ND; and daughters, LaVonne Bach and Georgine Anderson, both of Mesa, AZ; eight grandchildren: Chad (Nikki) Kroocmo Anvinson; Wade Olson; Randy Olson; Casey Kroocmo; Daynae Ramsey; Amy Willis; Mike Segall and Brad Segall; thirteen great-grandchildren: Sydney, Emma, Natasha, Sam, Adam, Lendall, Anna, Jeffrey, Cassandra, Shureenia, Kyle, Brittany and Mason; two great-great-grandchildren, Abigail and Henry; sister-in-laws, Edith Siewert and Nellie Siewert; and many more nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Kroocmo; parents, Adolf and Minnie Siewert; sister, Pearl Maloney; brothers, Reed, Roy, Lloyd, and Ralph Siewert; mother and father in-law, Clara and Olaf Kroocmo; brother-in-laws, Oscar (Dee) and Arthur Kroocmo; and sister-in-laws, Hannah Kroocmo, Mildred Haugen, and Dora Haug.
Funeral Service: 11:00 am ~ Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at First Lutheran Church in East Grand Forks, MN.
Visitation: One Hour Before Service
Interment: Resurrection Cemetery ~ East Grand Forks, MN
Online Guestbook: www.dandahlfuneralhome.com
Arrangements By: Dahl Funeral Home ~ East Grand Forks, Minnesota